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These were very good, and a nice alternative to frying in a ton of oil! I find with plantains, it's better to go by the feel as well as the color. I've bought plenty of yellow/black plantains that were still very firm, and not very sweet when cooked. It's best to make sure they're starting to feel a little soft when purchased (like a nicely ripe banana), because then never really seem to ripen/soften fully by siting out on the counter!

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CassiaDawn August 14, 2010

This is an EXCELLENT alternative to fried plaintains! If you have never tasted the fried version, you would not know the difference. The only difference is these are not drowning in oil (or calories)! Be sure to cook them long enough and I only flip them once about 1/2 way through.

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funmomcs February 26, 2010

Delicious! I made these and topped them with a drizzle of Sukari Sauce, for an African themed event for 2000 women. They were a HUGE hit. We served them over ice cream (it was 110 that day). The sweetness and texture of the plantain, the creaminess of the ice cream, combined with the tangy, savory sauce created an explosion of flavor and texture in your mouth.

Savory Sauce: Equal parts sugar, balsamic vinegar, and water. Add a teaspoon or two of ginger, cinnamon, a dash or two of allspice. Boil and cook on high until reduced by half. Add a pat or two of butter at the end, which finishes the sauce with a little fat to mellow the acidity, and wow....

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KitchenMistress August 17, 2012

I'm really into watching what I eat and that include no fried foods. This is a quick easy way to enjoy plantains! This one is a keeper

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airlink diva October 25, 2013

Fast and easy and with a great taste.

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Nicholai M. September 27, 2013

Addicting!!!!! I love them!!! They had plantains on sale @ the store 6 for $1 I figured I couldnt lose and got a few. So glad I did!!!! This recipe was very easy and very good.

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heavmarie July 18, 2012

I give it a 3. Partly because I should have let the plantain ripen more. I think the fried version would taste more authentic, but I surely enjoyed the baked version plenty and enjoyed the less amount of grease going into my body :-). I will try this one again with a ripe plantain.

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Rebirth08 June 26, 2012

This is fantastic! They come out PERFECT, actually better than the deep fried ones. Thank you very much!

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MMcGreal May 16, 2011

This is an excellent recipe. And, healthy on top of that.

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violetzskin March 19, 2011

Very good and easy.

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Bob Marshall December 19, 2010
Oven Baked Sweet Plantains